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Resort Concludes Second Best Season in its History


Posted on - 2011-04-07

(Teton Village, WY, April 5, 2011) – Jackson Hole Mountain Resort closed for the winter season on April 3, 2011.  It was a winter season that locals and visitors alike will not soon forget, marked by consistent snowfall from November to April.  In an unprecedented move Jackson Hole Mountain Resort opened for the winter a with wall to wall, top to bottom opening of the mountain, on Saturday the 27th of November. Never before in the recorded history of Jackson Hole Mountain had so much snow fallen so early with totals snowfall reaching the 130” mark on opening day.  The snow kept coming, and November, December, and March were all above average in terms of snowfall.  The season closed with 558 inches of snow recorded on the upper mountain. Total skier visits for the 2010-2011 season reached 478,553, the second highest in the Resort’s recorded history.

 

The combination of snowfall and the new season pass price structure resulted in second highest skier visitation in the Resort’s history.  “Everything came together this season. The la Nina phenomenon brought huge snowfall totals to JHMR, which resulted in strong regional and passholder visitation.” Jerry Blann, President commented.  He also noted that the heroes of the season where the Resort employees. “Our staff did an incredible job this season, their service scores were better than ever across all departments. Overall, it was one of the most successful winter’s in the history of our company.  Everyone worked hard, and enjoyed the great skiing from start to finish.” 

 

Looking forward Jackson Hole Mountain Resort will open the Tram for the summer season on Saturday, May 28th.  The new Jackson Hole Downhill Mountain Bike Park accessed by the Teewinot Chairlift is scheduled to open on June 18th, along with the Couloir Restaurant.  The Deck at the top of the Bridger Gondola will open on June 29th.  For complete information on dining, events, and activities please visit www.jacksonhole.com 

 

 

Zahan Billimoria

Communications Manager

Jackson Hole Mountain Resort

 

Email: zahan@jacksonhole.com 

Phone: 307 739 2704

Cell: 208 709 0858

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